Vegan mayonnaise

Delicious and healthy alternative to mayonnaise.

Delicious homemade vegan mayo, made with only 4 ingredients and in just 2 minutes! This vegan mayonnaise is tasty and also cholesterol-free!

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Is mayonnaise vegan?

As mayonnaise contains eggs, it’s not vegan. However, several brands also offer egg-free and dairy-free vegan mayonnaise. In addition, vegan mayo is super easy to make with basic ingredients and a blender.

Homemade mayonnaise recipe

To make this homemade mayonnaise, you only need 4 simple ingredients, and it’s ready in just under 2 minutes.

Ingredients for vegan mayo

Here is what you’ll need to make vegan mayonnaise:

Instructions

Making homemade vegan mayonnaise is super simple and can be broken down into 6 steps:

  1. Make sure the oil is at the same temperature as the milk. I found room temperature milk and oil to be the easiest to work with.
  2. Place all the ingredients in the blender, except the oil, and blend for about 10 seconds.
  3. Add the oil gradually while the blender is going at a slow speed until it thickens.
  4. When the mayo starts to thicken up, gradually increase blender speed until well mixed.
  5. Try the mayo and add more salt if needed. If it’s too thick, add more milk and if it’s too watery, add more oil.
  6. Turn the blender on again until the mayo has a perfect consistency.

It’s best to immediately use the mayo or keep it in the fridge for a few hours until it’s cold.

You can store the leftovers in an airtight container or a jar in the fridge for about 1 week.

Additional tips

Can you freeze vegan mayo?

You can’t freeze this vegan mayo. But making it just takes 2 minutes and only needs simple ingredients you can always have in your pantry.

Suggested read: Is food that ‘may contain milk’ vegan?

Homemade vegan mayo lasts for about 1 week because although oil, vinegar, and salt last a lot longer, the milk doesn’t.

Last updated on June 19, 2021, and last reviewed by an expert on February 15, 2021.
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